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origins

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plural of origin

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1 a point or place at which something is invented or provided
  • the origins of human language remain a matter of considerable debate

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2 the source from which something grows or develops
  • the origin of the tradition of giving presents at Christmastime

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3 the line of ancestors from whom a person is descended
  • they could trace their origins back 15 generations

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“Origins.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/origins. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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